Peter D. Shapiro

Shapiro Peter
Peter Shapiro is an intellectual property litigator who focuses on patent litigation in the electrical and computer arts and pharmaceuticals; trademark litigation; and counseling clients on IP matters. Peter has substantial technical experience with computer hardware and software, network systems and components, semiconductor devices, display technology, digital cameras, laser printers, e-commerce, communications techniques and algorithms, anti-cancer drugs, cholesterol-lowering drugs, and optical devices. Prior to entering the practice of law, Peter worked as a senior telecom analyst at Goldman Sachs, and gained extensive experience in communications and network infrastructure and management.


Representative Clients

  • Bausch & Lomb
  • Canon
  • Dentsply Sirona
  • Gilead
  • IBM
  • Sanofi




  • J.D. Fordham University School of Law 1999
  • M.A. Computer and Information Science 1991
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering Polytechnic University of New York 1989
    • Tau Beta Pi (national engineering honor society)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Kevin Thomas Duffy Southern District of New York